Refugee Welcome Zone push for Sunshine Coast

Story Published: 5 Feb 2016

A FORMAL application for the region to be declared a Refugee Welcome Zone will be put to a full meeting of Sunshine Coast...

Council, Meeting, Refugee, Sunshine Coast, Welcome Zone

Deadly snake found near children's playground

Story Published: 29 Feb 2016

IF TOOWOOMBA Regional Council doesn't change the way it deals with snakes, someone could die.

Council, Picnic Point, Toowoomba, Toowoomba Snake Catchers 24/7

INFOGRAPHIC: Woman claims council negligence, wants $336,000

Story Published: 19 Jan 2016

A WOMAN is suing the council for more than $300,000 after she fell three metres down a drain.

Broken Bone, Council, Gladstone, Negligence, Sued, Suing

Penis photos sent by LNP candidate sinks campaign

Story Published: 15 Mar 2016

AN LNP candidate for Brisbane City Council has been forced to resign overnight after revelations he sent photos of his...

Brisbane City Council, Council, Editors Picks

Kiwis to fine Wicked Campers over dirty slogans

Story Published: 10 Apr 2016

Queenstown District Council said it would issue a $300 fine every time a Wicked Campers vehicle displays sexually explicit...

Coast, Council, Sunshine

Dog attack claims Lucky's life, breaks his owner's back

Story Published: 1 Apr 2015

AN ELDERLY Gympie woman is recovering from a broken back, a heart condition and the grief of losing her beloved pet...

Broken Back, Council, Dog Attack, Dog Murder, Editors Picks

Brough says key boxes unticked for Solar Farm project

Story Published: 22 Dec 2015

FAILURE to meet the most basic of criteria cost Sunshine Coast Council a shot at $11m in funding for the Valdora Solar Farm...

Council, Mal Brough, Project, Solar Farm, Sunshine Coast, Valdora

Aerial shark patrols bite into council budget

Story Published: 24 Aug 2015

BALLINA Shire Council is set to formalise its shark mitigation strategy this week, with funding of aerial patrols a key...

Ballina, Council, Patrols, Shark

Councils want Feds to start on $27b infrastructure backlog

Story Published: 6 Feb 2016

COUNCILS have urged the government to fund a $1.5 billion program in its coming budget to start to address a $27 billion...

Australian Government, Budget, Council, Infrastructure

Truss to council: Why go solar when coal is cheaper?

Story Published: 6 Jan 2016

THE Fraser Coast Regional Council can build solar with Federal Government funding if they choose, Deputy Prime Minister...

Council, Fraser Coast Regional Council, Solar Farm, Warren Truss

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